iOS developer Tyler Walker will share his story of abruptly switching career focus towards app development, and then will lead an informal discussion about the tools used and how to get started. The class lean heavily towards iOS development, but also cover resources and tools to get started on Android.
The class will cover:
- What the daily reality of being an app developer is
- How to know if this is something you want to do
- How to get started
- iOS vs. Android development, and how to choose which to pursue
- Can I make money with this?
for total novice
Tyler Walker is an app developer, composer, and sound designer in the Hudson Valley. In 2016, after 15 years working professionally writing music, he wrote the sound and music for a mobile video game. The developer let him peek behind the curtain to see how it all worked, and he was instantly smitten with the process. This triggered an unexpected career shift focused heavily on app development. He has worked on three apps currently in the app store, and is close to releasing his first solo video game. He is still making music.